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Attilio Leccisotti, Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Corporate, Technology


Attilio is a senior associate in the corporate team. He acts on a broad range of matters including acquisitions, disposals, shareholder arrangements and private equity investment. With a strong technology focus, Attilio assists clients at all stages of development and has guided several start up and spin-out companies through major institutional funding rounds.

He advises both private and public companies from family run businesses to multi-national corporations and charities in a variety of sectors.

Having qualified in 2013, Attilio joined the Penningtons Manches Cooper Oxford office in 2016 from a leading regional law firm.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising the lead investor on a $195 million financing package for an organics waste and sewage treatment solutions business allowing it to fund two new anaerobic digestion plants.
  • Acting for a spin-out from Oxford University in a £22.7 million funding round to develop processes for achieving practical and affordable fusion energy.
  • Advising the management team in a £180 million US private equity fund led investment in a national retailer.
  • Acting for the shareholders of a national office fit out company in a £30 million share sale to a US investment management and professional services company listed on the NYSE.
  • Assisting with the formation of a new Formula E motor sport team.

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